Modelling market frictions in LICs using newly available data

This project tries to understand bribery’s effect on entrepreneurship, which could help policymakers design interventions to aid the development of new enterprises, thus fostering growth and alleviating poverty.

This project tries to understand bribery’s effect on entrepreneurship, which could help policymakers design interventions to aid the development of new enterprises, thus fostering growth and alleviating poverty.

This project seeks to investigate how and why fertilizers’ quality degrades as it makes its way from urban ports to rural farmers.

This project seeks to investigate how and why fertilizers’ quality degrades as it makes its way from urban ports to rural farmers.

This project focuses on releasing key data on Ghanaian firms into the public domain.

This project focuses on releasing key data on Ghanaian firms into the public domain.

This project considers an innovative new microfinance product, based on the principles of equity financing, in which promising potential entrepreneurs are provided with capital, training and mentorship to help them become online freelancers.

This project considers an innovative new microfinance product, based on the principles of equity financing, in which promising potential entrepreneurs are provided with capital, training and mentorship to help them become online freelancers.

The project seeks to further our understanding of the effects of industrialization initiatives on rural communities in developing countries.

The project seeks to further our understanding of the effects of industrialization initiatives on rural communities in developing countries.

This project uses a field experiment in Kenya to understand the effect of consumer-side discrimination on individual and aggregate-worker productivities.

This project uses a field experiment in Kenya to understand the effect of consumer-side discrimination on individual and aggregate-worker productivities.

The project explores whether business can be encouraged to form horizontal linkages and collaborate on higher quality production through the offer of an opportunity to be part of a vertical linkage in Zambia.

The project explores whether business can be encouraged to form horizontal linkages and collaborate on higher quality production through the offer of an opportunity to be part of a vertical linkage in Zambia.

Exploiting an on-going experiment, this project attempts to assess the role of cultural barriers within the household in hindering female’s career advancement and whether women taking up low-level managerial positions can reduce them.

Exploiting an on-going experiment, this project attempts to assess the role of cultural barriers within the household in hindering female’s career advancement and whether women taking up low-level managerial positions can reduce them.

The goal of this project is to study and understand the inefficiencies of the transport sector in Liberia, and give policymakers the tools to tackle them.

The goal of this project is to study and understand the inefficiencies of the transport sector in Liberia, and give policymakers the tools to tackle them.

This project investigates the existence of a ‘market for lemons’, i.e. markets sell only low quality products since sellers are not able to signal high quality products to consumers, for agro-inputs in rural Kenya.

This project investigates the existence of a ‘market for lemons’, i.e. markets sell only low quality products since sellers are not able to signal high quality products to consumers, for agro-inputs in rural Kenya.

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